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River Mzymta, Sochi
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Mzymta is a river in Western Caucasus, Russia, flowing through Mostovsky District and the city of Sochi (Adlersky City District) of Krasnodar Krai, Russia. Mzymta is the largest river in Russia emptying into the Black Sea. It is long with a watershed of. All the venues of the 2014 Winter Olympics were in the Mzymta Valley.GeographyThe source of the Mzymta is in Lake Verkhny Kardyvach in Western Caucasus, at the height of. The upper course of the river is located within the Caucasus Zapovednik. The Mzymta flows in a narrow valley through Lake Kardyvach and forms several waterfalls, the biggest of which is Izumrudny (Emerald),. Downstream of Lake Kardyvach, the river flows west and enters Sochi National Park. The banks are covered with beech forests and chestnuts, and also ancient Ubykh gardens with wild pear, walnut and chestnut. In Esto-Sadok and Krasnaya Polyana the Mzymta flows through the first urban area, where some of the events of the 2014 Winter Olympics took place. Downstream it turns south. The Mzymta comes through Akhshtyr and Dzykhra gorges, popular tourist attractions. Mzymta enters the Black Sea in Adler, where the rest of the Winter Olympics took place. At the mouth, there is a big talus train, dividing into branches across the floodplains. Mzymta carries out to sea large amounts of silt. Mineral springs are also found in the catchment basin. The river is fed by spring tides and rain freshets.
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  • The River originates high in the Caucasus Mountains and meanders, flows to the sea. Its floodplain itself is picturesque, and Barrie to the Olympics its shores ennobled beautiful embankments and moved across the river several bridges (including pedestrian). But one of the most romantic and impressive places in Barrie-just where the Mzymta grappling with waves of the Black Sea. We should just take the wine, sit down on the arrow and admire in this battle. And you can turn back and see away gray peaks of the Caucasus. But God forbid you to bathe in this place! Everything can end in tragedy. Mzymta is very fast and in a place where it meets the sea-these whirlpools.
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  • And such an interesting name. ... the truth is the water in it is very cold Outside you can fish catch. ... and just enjoy nature. ...
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  • This is different, in some places rough, seething sound charms while others slow and sluggish current, as the Creek. The water is always clean.
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